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POTUS Visits and Public Diplomacy: Doing Nothing While Waiting for Nothing to Do

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

"Much grousing about the expense of President Obama's India trip. This is silly and vindictive." --Charles Krauthammer --Image from An amusing ...

Another Embassy Guard SCANDAL, This Time In Baghdad

Mother Jones | Daniel Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Surely last September's scandal involving the bacchanalian hijinks of ArmorGroup's vodka-butt-shot-taking guards taught the State Department -- and sp...

U.S. Embassy In Baghdad Plans To Double In Size

The Cable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is planning to double its ranks as it takes over a host of missions for the military there, according to America's No. 2 d...

GOP Loyalist Says State Department Brought "Worst Of America" To Iraq

ABC News | Jonathan Karl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a confidential memo, a long-time Republican operative who has served in the U.S. embassy in Baghad for the past year says the State Department's ef...

Baghdad Embassy Considered A Serious Fire Risk

Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The firefighting system in the massive $736 million embassy complex in Baghdad has potential safety problems that top U.S. officials dismissed in thei...

Opening Of Mammoth U.S. Embassy In Baghdad Delayed Indefinitely

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The opening of the mammoth new U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has been delayed indefinitely while its Kuwaiti contractor fixes a punch list of problems, the ...